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APPLY NOW! Entrepreneurship through the Lens of Venture Capital (MS&E 71SI Winter 2012-13 Course Application)Monday, November 5th, 2012
What’s the big idea? Should I get funding from angels, superangels, VC’s, or use my personal credit card? How do I build a sales oriented culture? What happens when I need to fire the CEO? What’s the customer value equation? How do I build my board of directors? How do I deal with hyper growth? Should I go international or get acquired?
The course explores how successful startups navigate funding, managing, and scaling their new enterprise. This process is explored through guest lectures and mentorship from experienced venture capital investors and seasoned entrepreneurs who manage these issues on a daily basis in Silicon Valley. Course themes: customer value equation, board management, market strategy, company culture, and hyper growth. Enrollment is limited to 20 students.
Winter, Wednesdays 2:15-4:05pm. 1-2 units.
Apply Now: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE/lensofvc
Priority Deadline: Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 5 p.m.
Regular Deadline: Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 5 p.m.
Past guests include: One of West Coast’s first venture capitalists ⋅ Creator of two of the internet’s top ten websites ⋅ Co-founders of four hot Silicon Valley venture capital firms ⋅ Managing Director for a $11 billion growth capital fund ⋅ Founding investor of Skype ⋅ One of the first female venture capitalists in Silicon Valley ⋅ Investor of Facebook, digg, Oodle, LinkedIn, and Pandora ⋅ Successor of John Hennessy at the School of Engineering ⋅ Founder and CEO of the fastest software company to reach $1B in annual revenue ⋅ Founder of CIA’s Venture Capital Branch.
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